The RNSH SERT Institute

The Surgical Skills Centre, RNSH.

The Royal North Shore  Hospital (RNSH) Surgical, Education, Research and Training (SERT) Institute was established in 2017 as an academic department within the RNSH Division of Surgery and Anaesthesia.

The Institute’s vision is to build a bridge between academic learning and the professional practice of surgery. To achieve these goals, the SERT Institute works closely with the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School. Our vision is consistent with the NSW State Health Plan – Towards 2021.

Royal North Shore Hospital is a large tertiary referral hospital located on the lower north shore of Sydney, where it serves the Northern Sydney Local Health District. It provides statewide services for a number of important surgical specialities, which include burns and spinal surgery. It is the busiest trauma centre and in the metropolitan area, and its speciality surgical services make it one of the most capable in the state.

Professor Jason Sicklick will be speaking at Surgical Grand Rounds

Dr Jason Sicklick, general surgeon and surgical oncologist from University of California San Diego will be visiting  Royal North Shore Hospital on the 18th of February and speaking at Surgical Grand Rounds (5-6pm in the Kolling Auditorium).  Jason specialises in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST),  primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC)  and in …

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RNSH Hospital Welcomes the New Junior Medical Surgical Staff

Professors Hugh and Samra covering the RMO evening shift during the annual RMO handover party. The “Hello Goodbye Party” is a tradition at the RNS. At the end of each year, senior medical staff volunteer to provide cover on the wards to facilitate as many of the junior medical staff to attend the party.  This year …

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